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115 Results
Roll of thunder, hear my cry —Taylor, Mildred D.
Book
2001
0 available of 3 items

A black family living in Mississippi during the Depression of the 1930s is faced with prejudice and discrimination which its children do not understand.

Sold on a Monday : a novel —McMorris, Kristina, author.
Book
2018
3 available of 18 items

2 children for sale. The sign is a last resort. It sits on a farmhouse porch in 1931, but could be found anywhere in an era of breadlines, bank runs and broken dreams. It could have been written by any mother facing impo...

Sold on a Monday —McMorris, Kristina, author.
Large Print
2018
0 available of 5 items

2 children for sale. The sign is a last resort. It sits on a farmhouse porch in 1931, but could be found anywhere in an era of breadlines, bank runs and broken dreams. It could have been written by any mother facing impo...

American girl beforever. Intruders at Rivermead Manor : a Kit mystery —Reiss, Kathryn, author.
Book
2016
6 available of 9 items

During the Great Depression, aspiring reporter Kit Kittredge uncovers a mystery surrounding a secret room in the rundown mansion owned by elderly Miss Mundis.

Water for elephants : a novel —Gruen, Sara.
Book
2006
87 available of 88 items

A dark and beautiful tale of life and love set among the colourful characters of a travelling circus during the lean years of the Great Depression. Gruen, born in Vancouver, is the author of "Riding lessons" and "Flying ...

A Wilder Rose —Albert, Susan Wittig.
Book On CD
2015
0 available of 2 items

In 1928, Rose Wilder Lane -- world traveler and highly paid journalist -- returned from Albania to her parents' Ozark farm and felt obligated to stay. Then came the Crash. Rose's investments vanished, and the magazine ma...

Rainwater —Brown, Sandra, 1948-
Large Print
2009
13 available of 16 items

In a time of drought and economic depression in 1934, Ella Barron runs her boardinghouse in Texas while caring for her son, Solly, and responds to the calm influence of one of her boarders, David Rainwater, while facing ...

Dust for dinner —Turner, Ann Warren.
Book
1995
7 available of 8 items

Jake narrates the story of his family's life in the Oklahoma dust bowl and the journey from their ravaged farm to California during the Great Depression.

Sea glass a novel —Shreve, Anita.
Large Print
2002
13 available of 14 items

The year is 1929. Honora and Sexton Beecher are settling into a new marriage and a cottage on the New Hampshire coast. Then the unthinkable happens: the stock market crash ruins Sexton's career and they must scramble to ...

A long way from Chicago : a novel in stories —Peck, Richard, 1934-2018
Book
1998
10 available of 16 items

A boy recounts his annual summer trips to rural Illinois with his sister during the Great Depression to visit their larger-than-life grandmother.

R my name is Rachel —Giff, Patricia Reilly.
Book
2012
5 available of 5 items

Three city siblings, now living on a farm during the Great Depression, must survive on their own when their father takes a construction job miles away.

Kit Kittredge an American girl
DVD
2008
5 available of 8 items

After her father leaves to find work during the Great Depression, Kit's mother takes in boarders, and when the lockbox with the family money disappears, Kit sets out to solve the mystery.

The more the merrier —Byler, Linda, author.
Book
2019
10 available of 24 items

It's 1931, and times are tough for the Miller family, who are raising eight children in the midst of the Great Depression. When Eli Miller passes away unexpectedly, and then a fire destroys their barn, Annie has no idea ...

R my name is Rachel —Giff, Patricia Reilly.
Book
2011
3 available of 4 items

Three city siblings, now living on a farm during the Great Depression, must survive on their own when their father takes a construction job miles away.

Dragon road —Yep, Laurence, 1948-
Book
2008
1 available of 2 items

In 1939, unable to find regular jobs because of the Great Depression, long-time friends Cal Chin and Barney Young tour the country as members of a Chinese American basketball team.

Water for elephants —Gruen, Sara.
Book On CD
2006
6 available of 8 items

Jacob Jankowski, a young man suddenly adrift at the height of the Depression, enters the world of a second-rate circus struggling to survive through one-night stands in town after town. Working in the circus menagerie, J...

A secret music —Doherty, Susan, 1957- author.
Book
2014
1 available of 1 items

Set in 1936 Montreal, A Secret Music is the story of Lawrence Nolan, a sensitive fifteen-year-old piano prodigy who grows up in the shadow of his mother's mental illness. Forced to keep this shameful secret, he attempts ...

Stormy weather : a novel —Jiles, Paulette, 1943-
Book
2007
10 available of 10 items

After the death of her husband, Jack, Elizabeth Stoddard and her three daughters are left destitute and must return to the abandoned family farm in Texas. Struggling to make ends meet they place their last hopes for salv...

Spring's gentle promise —Oke, Janette, 1935-
Book
2010
31 available of 33 items

The homestead —Byler, Linda, author.
Large Print
2018
2 available of 3 items

During the Great Depression, Hannah and her family move from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, to a homestead in North Dakota, hoping to make a fresh start. They face harsh realities-- and nearly starve-- until Hannah goes...

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